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Overview

Leroy Keyes

Date of birth
Feb 18, 1947

Ht: 6'3" Wt: 208 lbs.

Birthplace
Newport News, VA

Hometown
Newport News, VA

College
Purdue University

High school
George Washington Carver

Summary
Marvin Leroy Keyes (born February 18, 1947 in Newport News, Virginia) is a former American football running back and safety who played five seasons in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs. He played college football at Purdue University, where he was an All-American in 1967 and 1968, and finished second on the 1968 Heisman Trophy voting. He was...
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  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1990

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RB Leroy Keyes of Purdue_1966-68.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Aug 30, 2012
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Boyd Dowler (86) of the Washington Redskins fumbles the ball as he is grabbed from behind by Eagles linebacker Tim Rossovich after catching a pass from Redskins quarterback Sonny Jurgensen in the first quarter of game in Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 28, 1971....
by GoDevils95 Jul 02, 2012
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by DaMan Nov 11, 2011
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leroy keyes '68
leroy keyes '68
by nailboys Sep 09, 2011
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Leroy Keyes - Purdue
Leroy Keyes - Purdue
by tm50 Jul 08, 2011
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Submitted by ProfessorB23, Jun 26, 2011
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3rd. page of 12/9/67 Awards Dinner program, Wash. D.C.
3rd. page of 12/9/67 Awards Dinner program, Wash. D.C.
by ProfessorB23 Jun 20, 2011
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`Cradle Of Astronauts' To Be Recognized At NFF Chapter's Seventh-Annual Honors Dinner
After attracting a record crowd of 800 people to Purdue University for last year's NFF Honors Dinner while saluting one of Northwest Indiana's best-known athletic traditions, the "Cradle of Quarterbacks," the Joe Tiller Chapter of Northwest Indiana decided to...
Purdue University Athletics Department, May 18, 2011
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Kerrigan Selected By Washington In First Round
All-American defensive end Ryan Kerrigan became Purdue's 21st first round selection when he was tabbed 16th overall by the Washington at the NFL Draft in New York City Thursday night.
Purdue University Athletics Department, Apr 29, 2011
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Kyle Adams To Play In East-West Shrine Game
Purdue tight end Kyle Adams has been chosen to play in the 2011 East-West Shrine Game.
Purdue University Athletics Department, Dec 23, 2010
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Unanimous
Ryan Kerrigan has been named a first team All-American by The Sporting News to make him the first unanimous selection at Purdue since Mark Herrmann and Dave Young in 1980 and only the seventh in school history.
Purdue University Athletics Department, Dec 15, 2010
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Kerrigan One Step Away From Unanimous All-America Honors
Ryan Kerrigan took another step towards becoming the first unanimous All-American at Purdue in 30 years when he was included on the Associated Press' first team.
Purdue University Athletics Department, Dec 14, 2010
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Kneeling: Dee Andros, Coach of the Year (Oregon State). Seated, left to right: Leroy Keyes, halfback (Purdue); Ron Sellers, end (Florida State); Ted Kwalick, end (Penn State); George Kunz, tackle (Notre Dame). Standing, left to right: Terry Hanratty,...
by thesemers Nov 15, 2010
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by thesemers Oct 31, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Leroy Keyes
Added Leroy Keyes to the 1996 Purdue Boilermakers Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 23.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
by Andy26399 Oct 12, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Leroy Keyes
Added Leroy Keyes to the 1995 Purdue Boilermakers Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 23.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
by Andy26399 Oct 12, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Leroy Keyes
Edited the personal notes for Leroy Keyes.
  • Added trivia: "Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1990"
by Andy26399 Oct 12, 2010
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Kerrigan Adds FWAA All-America Honors
Purdue's Ryan Kerrigan added to his postseason accolades with the addition of being named to the Football Writers of America Association (FWAA) All-America Team.
Purdue University Athletics Department, Dec 11, 2010
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Leroy Keyes Named To Rose Bowl Hall Of Fame
Rose Bowl Game legends Brad Budde, Hayden Fry and Leroy Keyes headline the 2010 Rose Bowl Hall of Fame class to be installed at the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Dec. 30, 2010, at the Pasadena Convention Center.
Purdue University Athletics Department, Dec 07, 2010
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